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IT’S ALL ABOUT COMMUNITY

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Produced for children, this stewardship resource encourages viewers to see themselves as part of a community and that each person has something different and special to add to that community.

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RIGHTS FROM THE HEART, PART 1

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This is one part in a series of a collection of animated films based on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Each story on this video addresses a different article in the convention as a theme – e.g. – ‘Children have the right to learn with dignity’. Various artists have illustrated each of the short films on the video and each are quite beautiful and captivating in their own way; all are done without words. A special user’s guide for leaders has been produced to accompany the video.

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OXFORD BIBLE SERIES: LET MY PEOPLE GO

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This is part of a Bible study series for children on ten video tapes. The illustrated stories include original text with drawings; each video contains an average of five different stories. Recommended for children 10 years old and younger. The stories included on this video are: – Jacob and Esau – Joseph the Dreamer – Joseph the King of Egypt – The Princess and the Baby – Let My People Go!

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IN SEARCH OF JOY

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This video explores the joys and pains of life that are all part of our spiritual growth. It is an inspiring, often amusing and emotive production that will be relevant to everyone.

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WHEN THE DAY COMES

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This is one of four videos on caregiving and caring communities produced by the National Film Board. This video tells the stories of how four different women are caring for an elderly loved one. They discuss how constant caregiving takes its toll both emotionally and physically and offer some suggestions for self-help.

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RE-EXAMINING BAPTISMAL FONTS

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This video provides a historical exploration of the use and design of the baptismal font and discusses how the use of water in the sacrament of baptism has become minimalized in contemporary times. The renewed theology of the sacrament of baptism calls us to re-examine the design and placement of the baptismal font. This video will be especially helpful to church development and property committees, but will also help people to understand how the use of fonts can enable the ministry of The Whole People of God through baptism.

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PARABLES FROM NATURE: Series 1

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Using the method of Jesus’ parables to convey the concepts of good and bad behaviour, these engaging stories do not preach their message, but rather guide the children to an understanding through involvement with the experiences of the cartoon characters. Series 1: The Wind and The Seed; The Fairy Ring; The Pearl of Great Price

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PARABLES FROM NATURE: Series 4

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Using the method of Jesus’ parables to convey the concepts of good and bad behaviour, these engaging stories do not preach their message, but rather guide the children to an understanding through involvement with the experiences of the cartoon characters. 4: The Busy Bee – School Days in the Ocean – Dr. Retriever’s Surprise Series

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PARABLES FROM NATURE: Series 5

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Using the method of Jesus’ parables to convey the concepts of good and bad behaviour, these engaging stories do not preach their message, but rather guide the children to an understanding through involvement with the experiences of the cartoon characters. Series 5: Peppy the Pup; Chuckie Chipmunk; Bushy the Squirrel

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WELCOME THE SAVIOUR

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This is another Nanny and Isaiah adventure with the Peppercorn puppets. Two orphans travelling together on a starry night meet an old shepherd who shares good news that angels have brought to him – a Saviour was born that very night in Bethlehem. They all want to go meet the new Saviour, but are unsure they will be welcome. The outcome reminds us that all are welcomed by the Saviour.

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